Chelsea fans don’t want Luiz to sign a new contract with the club

According to the Daily Star, Chelsea are set to open contract negotiation talks with David Luiz, who has less than 12 months to run on his current deal with the club.

The 31-year-old, who has represented Brazil 56 times at senior international level, only made ten Premier League appearances for the Blues last season as injuries hit and then-manager Antonio Conte found no place for the 31-year-old in his plans. 

New boss Maurizio Sarri immediately reintroduced Luiz to the first team fold though, and the defender has started every game so far this season as the Blues have made a 100% winning start to the new Premier League campaign.

However, unless new terms are agreed soon, Luiz will be able to leave Stamford Bridge as a free agent at the end of the season. As one of Sarri’s preferred centre-backs, this would be a blow to the club, who would also be missing out on the chance to cash in on Luiz, who is valued at £22.5 million by Transfermarkt.

Despite the club’s obvious desire to keep the Brazilian around, plenty of Chelsea fans are unconvinced by Luiz and don’t feel the club should commit themselves to a new contract for the defender. When the story broke, plenty of Blues fans took to Twitter to voice their disappointment with the development…